RSN – Mine Warfare Ships

Mine Warfare Ships

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Al Jawf (Sandown) Class LOA 173′ TDISP 490 tons (3 active, service since 1991) Built by Vosper Thornycroft, UK

Saudi, UK, U.S. Naval Forces Conduct Mine Countermeasures Training
Royal Saudi Naval Force mine countermeasures vessel Al-Shaqra MCMV 422  mine countermeasures interoperability training with the US 5th fleet, Nov. 2020. (U.S Army photo 6436991 by Spc. William Gore)

Sandown class mine Jubail 2010Sandown class mine Jubail 2020

Addriyah (MSC 322) Class minesweepers (wooden, type of Adjutant Class) LOA 153′ TDISP 415 tons (4 retired, service 1978-2013) built Peterson builders WI.

DESERT SHIELD
The Port of Jubail, Nov. 1990, showing the Al Addriyah class Minesweeper during Operation Desert Shield. From the pennant number, this would appear to be RSNS Safwa MSC-418, [Cropped view] Credit: SSGT. J.R. RUARK US Department of Defense DM-SC-91-12021, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Addriyah MSC 322 class Al Jubail 2010-03Addriyah MSC 322 class Al Jubail 2010

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